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  1. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    My apologies if this has been covered. I've searched through Rich's site, and a lot of old posts. I'm disappointed because I've installed an Arming Adjuster, and I'm still having problems with trem return. Right after I installed it, the return was great. I checked with my tuner, and it was...
  2. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I just bought an Ibanez RG2550 with the Edge Pro Trem. I whammied it a good amount and it managed to stay in tune fairly well. However, I just noticed that when I bend the high strings (high E, B, and G) like a crazy madman, basically as hard as you can just to see what happens, it throws the...
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    hi i have a friend's prestige 2550 (i think its a 2550, it has a pickguard and small dot inlays) at my house to set up for him and im having a strange problem. you know that sound you get when the pickup/s are too close to the strings, it makes that warbling sound (wawawawawawa) particularly on...
  4. Pickups & wiring
    I'm just wondering what Dimarzio pups you guys have in your strats, both humbuckers and singles, and how do you like them?
  5. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Which hard-tail Ibanez guitar has similar RG470 features? My RG470 is letting me down again, in that the high E and B strings are not staying in tune. This is despite a really good setup by a very good tech, the one who gets $125 for a Floyd setup. I guess I should check the locking nut...
  6. Pickups & wiring
    Hi, I have an RG1570, from around 2003 and I just swapped out my standard V7, S1 and V8 for: Tone Zone, HS-2 and a Air Norton. Now, the two humbuckers sound great, but when I switch into positions 2 and 4, which is supposed to have half bucker+single it sounds VERY tinny, looses its volume alot...
  7. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    I've been using EB 10's since I got my RG550 and recently I've been finding them really tense and bending is not the easiest thing in the world (I've tried stretching them A LOT). I was just wondering how much of a difference there is with 9's rather than 10's. Would 9's feel looser and help...
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    I own a JS 700 which i have had for about a year. When i found it (a good distance from where i live) it was sitting in this shop collecting dust. I played it and there were a few intonation problems, but i i have wanted this guitar for ages so i bought it anyway (£500). I have since has the...
  9. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi guys I'm in love with my PAF Pro's and being a Dimarzio nut I would like to install something similar in a 7 string I will be getting soon. I've searched the Dimarzio site and they only have the standard PAF 7 string pups, not PAF Pro. Can anyone advise as to which Dimarzio closely...
  10. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Does anybody knows something about gutierrez, like site,other models etc ? Thanks .
  11. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hey all! I've been using A-D-A-D-G-H-E tune in my Universe. It's time to clean the guitar and change the strings, but I'm not sure about the thickness. I'd like to use .09 set for the first five strings but the bottom two are a questionmark.. I can't recall the thickness of my current lower A...
  12. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    I've been recording using cubase se for around 1 1/2 years and am happy for the most part with the final product but would like to learn more regarding EQ, mixing and frequencies. I understand you should have certain frequencies for certain instruments and too much of a certain frequency between...
  13. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Please feel free and write your comments. Hope you like it. http://www.muziktek.net/demoklinigi/ForumCem/112007/1107ForumCem-Jem7.mp3
  14. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    I have noticed that when on the neck pickup of my jem the low strings are much louder than the high strings, and its really pissing me off. anybody have any idea? The pickup height is adjusted properly. Another thing I noticed, not having to do with the pickups htough, is my jem is extremely...
  15. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    Ok, so I know that if you want to knwo tune down and dont want you neck to warp you need to have a gauge of string that will properly give the correct amount of tension with that tuning, and spring tension. so what Im wondering is what guage do I need if I want to right tension for tuning down...
  16. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hey, I have 2 important question about my Ibanez Jem that I just got. First of all im concerned about the neck and am having trouble get the action and truss rod correct. It appears that my neck is higher at the e string than at the low string... for example I fretted the 1st and last frets than...
  17. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Well on wednesday I recieved a 1570MRB as a birthday present and I have to say its abolutely marvelous!! The neck is awesome, vary thin and fast, i was actually worried i wouldn´t like the neck but i love it!! The trem is wonderful too, 100% in tune all the time and i like the pups. The thing is...
  18. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I've always used D'addario 9-42 (EXL 120) on my jems and also my other Ibanez guitar, but I find that something is wrong... I have a Jackson Kelly that I use 9-42 on, but the riffs sound and feel much, much better, and why this is, I don't know because it's the same neck scale (25.5). For some...
  19. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    ...on my RGA121. specifically the A and low E strings. i'll pluck the 3 highest strings and they hum slightly, making high clean licks with distortion impossible. i got it professionally set up, i don't think it was doing this before i got it set up for 10's...there's also slight fret buzz on...
  20. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    I just don't get it. My Jem 10th can do all the Vai clean stuff - start of Tender Surrender etc but no matter what I do I can't get the 7VWH to pull it off. I have tried all pickup height combinations different strings etc but the high strings just sound ordinary (almost still humbucker like)...
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